Ludhiana civic body demolishes four ‘illegal’ structures in zone-D

February 17, 2023
Ludhiana civic body demolishes four 'illegal' structures in zone-D

LUDHIANA: Taking strict action against illegal constructions, the municipal corporation (MC) on Thursday demolished four commercial buildings being constructed without approval in the areas falling under zone-D of MC.

Action was taken against three buildings in Model Town Extension and one in Model Town Gol Market, as they were in violation of building bylaws. The illegal portions of these buildings have been razed.

Superintending engineer-cum-municipal town planner (MTP) Sanjay Kanwar said that during routine field inspections, it was found that the buildings were being constructed illegally.

Following this, the demolition drive was organised on the directions of MC commissioner Shena Aggarwal and illegal portions of the buildings were razed on Thursday.

Kanwar further said that regular action is being taken against illegal constructions and the drive will continue in the coming days. The residents are urged to get the building plans approved from the civic body and construct the buildings as per the norms, otherwise strict action will be taken against them he said.

Recently, local bodies department had issued instructions to the civic body to ensure no new building is constructed without building plan approval so that illegal construction could be curbed.

There are many complaints about mushrooming of illegal structures in the city, and on the basis of these complaints some vigilance inquiries are also taking place.

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